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Coin Depicting the Goddess Tyche

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

253-268 (?)

Artist:

Roman; minted in Phokaia, Ionia

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a crowned head of the goddess Tyche, facing right. On the back (reverse) is a galley (warship) with the two star-topped pilei (caps) of the Dioscuri above.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Depicting the Goddess Tyche

Origin

Rome

Date

253 CE–268 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: ΦΩKEA Reverse: ΦΩKAI ΩN

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.39 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2932

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